Category Archives: Multiple sclerosis (MS)

Could computer games improve balance and reduce falls in MS?

Balance problems are common in MS. Lesions in the areas of the brain responsible for movement and balance or in the sense areas and systems can cause problems with balance, which can result in walking difficulties and sometimes falls. Step … Continue reading

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7 Surprising Ways Your Chronic Disease Benefits You

When diagnosed with a chronic disease your life isn’t like that of the healthy people in your life. Your body doesn’t always cooperate — no matter how much healthy food, loving intentions and self-care you give it. Life seems to … Continue reading

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Britain’s Health Research and Development Dilemma

We are known as the most generous nation in the world, but have you ever wondered why?   There are over 160,000 charities in the UK, also the largest concentration in the world. I believe that the generosity of the British … Continue reading

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New research partnership to tackle degenerative conditions

Funding for innovative research projects to tackle degenerative conditions has been awarded by four medical research charities (including the MS Society) and the British Council. We are co-funding a 3-year myelin repair project costing £405,000. The project is one of … Continue reading

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Positive stem cell trial results for relapsing remitting MS

New results suggest that haematopoietic stem cell therapy (HSCT) may be able to reverse disability progression in some people with relapsing remitting MS. These now need to be tested in larger, randomised trials. In MS, the protective coating around nerve … Continue reading

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